Birth date 16 May 1984 (34 years)
Nationality Canada Canada
Position Centre
Team history
Canucks 2005 - present

Rick Rypien is a Canadian center on the Vancouver Canucks.

Rypien was undrafted, but signed with the Canucks’ AHL affiliate in 2005. He earned five games with the Canucks in ’05-06, and another 2 in ’06-07. He played 22 games in 2007-08, and earned a spot on the opening roster in 2008-09.